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A podcast dipping into pop culture, tech, games, movies… and discovering their desi connections.

A podcast dipping into pop culture, tech, games, movies… and discovering their desi connections.
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A podcast dipping into pop culture, tech, games, movies… and discovering their desi connections.

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Episodes

Episode 030: A Rogue One Episode

1/18/2017
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Show published: Jan 18, 2017 Download the show hereWe have a slightly belated discussion about ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’, aka the One True Prequel movie in the Star Wars Universe. how they did itvideo Previous Star Wars episodesCarrie Fisher passed awayWishful Drinking Follow us via iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | SoundCloud | Feed

Duration:00:31:03

Episode 029: Khel Khiladiyon Ka - Bollywood Sports Movies

12/22/2016
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Show published: Dec 22, 2016 Download the show hereIn honor of ‘Dangal’ releasing, we talk about sports movies in Bollywood with a very special guest - author Diptakirti Chaudari. There’s actually been a crazy variety of sports featured in Indian cinema, including everything from wrestling and boxing, to track and cricket (duh), and even rooster fighting and kabaddi. Dara Singh NOT Follow us via iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | SoundCloud | Feed

Duration:00:37:54

Episode 028: Written By Salim-Javed

12/2/2016
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Show published: Dec 02, 2016 Download the show hereWe take the excuse of reviewing Diptakirti Chaudhari’s excellent book ‘Written By Salim-Javed’ to reminisce about one of great writing couples of Indian cinema. Also worth reading: Anupama Chopra’s book on ‘Sholay’. Bonus: The Youtube channel on Lessons from the Screenplay. And yes: Inconceivable Desis khush huey. Woh ek book likhega, hum chaubees phillum ki baat karenge. Follow us via iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | SoundCloud | Feed

Duration:00:43:05

Episode 027: Hatching Twitter

10/7/2016
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Show published: Oct 07, 2016 Download the show hereWe review Nick Bilton’s tale of Twitter: Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal, and try to understand why it is the way it is, and where it might go next. follow up piece in Vanity Fair Twitter’s potential saleWhat Twitter Can Be Follow us via iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | SoundCloud | Feed

Duration:00:21:13

Episode 026: How We Learned to Love the Superstar

8/26/2016
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Show published: Aug 26, 2016 Download the show hereWe talk about what we loved or hated about the Superstar’s latest release ‘Kabali’.. plus of course why we love Rajni at all - his classic performances and so much more. Featuring a special guest! Quiet Feminism Kichchu ThaDekho NaMurattu KalaiMullum MalarumAnnamalai Follow us via iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | SoundCloud | Feed

Duration:00:31:18

Episode 025: As Marvel and DC Superheros Fight, So Do We

8/3/2016
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Show published: Aug 01, 2016 Download the show hereTaking a cue from this year’s superhero spectaculars, we try to not to fight about whether Batman V Superman sucked or whether Civil War was over-hyped. Plus of course, all the movies we have to look forward to based on Comic Con trailers. The fundamental flaw in Batman v Superman Comic Con 2016 trailersCivil War gets right Follow us via iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | SoundCloud | Feed

Duration:00:21:54

Episode 024: Go Fourth and Debate Star Wars

5/4/2016
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Show published: May 04, 2016 Download the show hereIn honor of Star Wars Day, we revisit the “classic” debate about the prequels (Episodes 1-3). Why they should be reviled. And why they may be better than people say they are. Could it be? IIIIII Deadpool VFX breakdownintegration of mechanical and CGI modelsA great deconstruction Follow us via iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | SoundCloud | Feed

Duration:00:27:29

Episode 023: Masters of Doom

4/7/2016
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Show published: Apr 07, 2016 Download the show hereFor our (roughly) one-year anniversary, we finally got back to podcasting to review ‘Masters of Doom’ modded talk about level designColumbine massacreHot Coffee mod Follow us via iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | SoundCloud | Feed

Duration:00:33:58

Episode 022: The (Bollywood) Martian AKA Mangal Pandey Ki Mangal Katha

1/22/2016
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Show published: Jan 22, 2016 Download the show here Ever wonder how Bollywood would remake ‘The Martian’? Now you know. Follow us via iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | Feed

Duration:00:27:46

Episode 021: Divyashakti Ki Lalkaar

1/4/2016
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Show published: Jan 04, 2016 Download the show here We take on the latest Star Wars movie, “The Force Awakens”.. what we loved, what we hated, how it should have been a sequel to Divyashakti (1993). guide DivyashaktStar Wars: The Clone Warsunwritten rulesThe Nostalgia Debate Around The Force Awakens Follow us via iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | Feed

Duration:00:24:23

Episode 020: Navratri

12/13/2015
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Show published: Dec 14, 2015 Download the show here In the finale of our trilogy on Indian festival season, we talk about Navratri, Durga Pujo, Vijayadashami.. and everything related. Everything Navratri GolusetupDurga PujoDandiyaGarba danceSaraswathi PujaAyudha PujaVijayadashamiRavana DahanFalguni PathakDelhi-6RamlilaSwadesNavrathriSivaji GanesanDhol BaajeNagada Sang DholDisco Dandiya Follow us via iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | Feed

Duration:00:29:59

Episode 019: Ganesh Chathurthi

11/21/2015
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Show published: Nov 21, 2015 Download the show here We spoke about Ganesh Chathurthi (when it happened back in September), and made it the 2nd in our trilogy of episodes on Hindu festivals. Fun (but maybe graphic) mythsAmar Chitra KathaHow Ganesh Chathurthi is celebratedSelfie stick Ganesha Bollywood usesVisarjan danceBal GaneshFollow us via iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | Feed

Duration:00:25:18

Episode 018: The Diwali Episode

11/11/2015
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Show published: Nov 11, 2015 Download the show here Today is Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. The Inconceivables get together to discuss the origin of Diwali, how it shaped their life growing up, it’s influence on Bollywood, and fireworks. Lots of talk about fireworks. Diwali ELI5ed - PG for a real 5 year old 7 Bollywood Diwali celebrations10,000 firecrackers in one go

Duration:00:19:45

Episode 017: Back to the Future

10/22/2015
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Show published: Oct 22, 2015 Download the show here In honor of the well-loved trilogy finally getting its day in the future.. we talk about why its so lovable and why we love it so much. Plus of course, how Indian cinema does not get time travel or how it works. originLove Story 2050Hey You, Lover Boy Action ReplayyChhan Ke MohalleFun 2shh: Dudes in the 10th CenturyYou Will be M-I-N-E Indru Netru NaalaiHoverboards liveDonald Trump vs Biff Tannentrue enough to be...

Duration:00:18:56

Episode 016 - Foundation

9/23/2015
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Show published: Sep 23, 2015 Download the show here Foundation - Isaac Asimov Foundation Foundation and Empire Second FoundationOther Sci-fi masterpieces Rendezvous with RamaArthur C. Clarke DuneFrank Herbert Not-so-great Hollywood adaptations I, Robot Bicentennial Man Follow us via iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | Feed

Duration:00:18:46

Episode 015: Shakespeare in Bollywood

9/12/2015
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Show published: Sep 12, 2015 Download the show here Romeo and Juliet Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak Ek Duuje Ke LiyeRam-LeelaJoshThe Comedy of Errors Angoor Do Dooni ChaarThe Taming of the Shrew Jamai Raja AanHonorable Mentions Twelfth NightDil Bole HadippaA Midsummer Night’s Dream10 ml LovePadayappaChalti Ka Naam GaadiJudwaaGood recent Hollywood adaptations Much Ado About NothingCoriolanusWhat we shall table for later: Vishal Bharadwaj and Shakespeare Follow us via iTunes | Twitter |...

Duration:00:15:23

Episode 014: Comic Book Entertainment

8/27/2015
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Show published: Aug 27, 2015 Download the show here Satish and Raghu talk about comic book movies, their recent TV interpretations.. and what has been accomplished with them in the desi sphere. Oh and that first bit is from the good ol’ Captain America cartoons (circa 1966) Marvel’s TV shows and movies The First AvengerThe Winter SoldierCivil War Agents of ShieldDaredevilone shot fight scene Side note CrossoversWhy do Comic Books come out on Wednesday?DC TV shows and...

Duration:00:16:59

Episode 013: A Historical Take on Indian Cricket and IPL

7/29/2015
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Show published: Jul 29, 2015 Download the show here Examining the history of Indian Cricket (literally!) - all the way back from the 1900s and how today’s IPL parallels it all while taking it forward. A Corner of a Foreign Field “Bodyline” series How to explain cricket to Americans The Ranji trophy IPL The latest IPL scandal Follow us via iTunes | Twitter | Facebook | Feed

Duration:00:37:32